Rising to the challenge of austerity: A journey through Scotland’s communities
CommonSpace journalist Rhiannon Davies spent 17 days visiting community projects across Scotland, and found a spirit of resilience and ingenuity in trying circumstances
“WE realised no one else is going to do this for us so we’re doing it ourselves.”
Helen Smith: If this is a Climate Emergency, developers can no longer be allowed to destroy natural habitats
Helen Smith, activist with OpenNess in Inverness, contributes to our special week of coverage on Climate Emergency by looking at how the planning system currently does little to prevent the destruction of natural habitats, and offers proposals for a transparent decision-making process on new developments.